MILFORD - Milford health and school officials are asking parents to keep sick children home following the rampant spread of a stomach virus at Foran High School.

The city?s health director, Dr. Dennis McBride, says that more than 300 students and staff members called out sick today because of the virus. Dozens of students were also sent home due to vomiting and nausea. Dr. McBride says the best way to avoid the virus is by frequently washing your hands.